Cancer

Clinical insights, innovative procedures, and tips for helping to prevent and treat cancer

  • When to schedule a prostate cancer screening

    When to schedule a prostate cancer screening

    Learn the signs and whether you’re at risk for prostate cancer during September’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

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  • What does It Mean to Heal?

    What does It Mean to Heal?

    The oncology survivorship nurse practitioner and the class facilitator explore the idea of healing and finding ways to support cancer patients exactly where they are in their healing journey.

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  • “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    With the impact of COVID-19, our world has changed, our priorities have shifted and our lives have slowed down.When things do not go as planned, practice leaning into a "to-be" list.

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  • Northwest Hope & Healing Carries Women through Crisis with Unprecedented $50,000 Contribution

    Northwest Hope & Healing Carries Women through Crisis with Unprecedented $50,000 Contribution

    Founded in 2000, Northwest Hope and Healing (NWHH) has provided patients facing breast and gynecological cancers at the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) with immediate financial assistance.

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  • Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cancer patients are at increased risk of COVID-19 infection as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

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  • Exercise is Medicine for Cancer Survivors. How can You Stay Active during a Pandemic?

    Exercise is Medicine for Cancer Survivors. How can You Stay Active during a Pandemic?

    Exercise is medicine for cancer survivors. Here are tips that you can do it at home during this pandemic.

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  • Integrative Medicine Service: Getting The Benefits of Natural Medicine while Avoiding The Risks

    Integrative Medicine Service: Getting The Benefits of Natural Medicine while Avoiding The Risks

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  • COVID-19 research at Swedish

    COVID-19 research at Swedish

    Swedish cancer specialists have developed an international, multicenter study to capture data about COVID-19 treatment typically used in cancer therapy.

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  • Preparing for a colonoscopy? Read this first.

    Preparing for a colonoscopy? Read this first.

    March is colorectal cancer prevention month. Get the answers to commonly asked questions about colonoscopies and learn how to prepare for one.

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  • From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    Marjorie Hillson finds herself in an unexpected and meaningful journey from being a volunteer to a new patient at Swedish Cancer Institute

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  • Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    A study that uses music as a medical intervention to moderate distress, anxiety, or pain during bone marrow biopsy

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  • Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Preventing infection is essential for patients with a weakened immune system in order to heal properly.

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  • Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    The transition from cancer treatment to remission can be an anxious time. Learn how you can control the fear and anxiety

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  • Building Community Partnership: Chemo Bags of Hope

    Building Community Partnership: Chemo Bags of Hope

    Chemo Bags of Hope is a local organization that spreads hope one bag at a time to patients facing chemotherapy and radiation

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  • CAR-T cell therapy: A promising and innovative treatment

    CAR-T cell therapy: A promising and innovative treatment

    Introducing this promising and innovative treatment at SCI, CAR-T Cell Therapy is offering hope to cancer patients who have been through two lines of unsuccessful treatment.

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  • Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

    Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

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  • Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    It’s important to feel comfortable asking your doctor questions, and sharing about yourself. One of our Swedish oncologists took some time to share a little bit about himself.

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  • Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Our Swedish Cancer Institute dietitians are in on the Fall food fun, and have provided a pumpkin recipe for your enjoyment.

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  • Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    A new comprehensive financial resource is available from the Swedish Cancer Institute to help cancer patients with questions. Read more about it here.

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  • Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Giving the Gift of Hope: Having cancer is hard enough. Paying for everyday basics shouldn't be.

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